find value of (x - a)(x - b)(x - c) ... (x - z)

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find value of (x - a)(x - b)(x - c) ... (x - z)

Postby little_dragon » Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:25 pm

I have to find the value for (x - a)(x - b)(x - c) ... (x - z), but they didn't give me any numbers for a, b, c, ..., z. How should I start this?

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Postby stapel_eliz » Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:27 pm

They've given you the first three factors at the beginning, but only one at the end. Try writing out the factors from the end, working backwards from (x - z).... :wink:

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Re: find value of (x - a)(x - b)(x - c) ... (x - z)

Postby little_dragon » Wed Dec 10, 2008 7:31 pm

How did I not see that? :oops: :lol: :wave:


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